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Need wire diagram to hook up trailer lights, truck not factory equipped w/harness,

Need wire diagram for trailer light on 98 Dakota, truck is not factory equiped with harness. help?

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I'm assuming you're just going to splice into the tail light wiring so that's what these wire colors are:
at the tail lamp 3 way connector:
black and yellow = park lamp
dark green and brown = left turn signal
there should be another connector with violet and black wire for reverse lights.
the stop lights are turned on through the turn signal circuits.

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